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You can choose to precache content by test or session. 

 Recommended browser list for precaching...
BrowsersOperating SystemsPrecache using the Java appletPrecache without the Java applet
IE 11Windows 7YesWith this browser, you cannot precache without using the Java applet.
Firefox 50*Windows 7YesWith this browser, you cannot precache without using the Java applet.
Chrome 56Windows 7With this browser, you cannot precache using the Java applet.Yes
Safari 9MAC OS 10.9With this browser, you cannot precache using the Java applet.Yes

 * You cannot precache with Firefox 52, as Java plugin is not supported on Firefox 52. 

Depending on your browser, you can precache content with or without using the ProctorCache Java applet. 

Prerequisites

If you cache content by sessions, you must perform the following task only after you create a test session(s).

You must either disable pop-up blocker or add an exception to allow pop-ups from your precaching URL.

 You can add an exception for the following browsers...
 Firefox 50
  1. Click Firefox, and select Preferences... 
  2. Click Content, and select the Block pop-up windows checkboxThen, click Exceptions.

  3.  Your secure test website should appear in the Site column, and Allow should appear in the Status column.

    1. If you do not see your secure test website in the Site column with an Allow status, type your secure test website in to the Address of website field, and click Allow.

  4. Click Save Changes.

 IE 11
  1. Click Tools, and select Pop-Up Blocker. Pop up blocker is turned on.
  2. Select Pop-Up Blocker Settings, and add your secure website into Exceptions.

 Chrome 56
  1. Click Settings, and click Show Advanced Settings. Click Privacy.
  2. Click Content Settings... under Pop-ups, select Do not allow any site to show pop-ups.
  3. Click Manage exceptions.. and add your secure website.
  4. Click Done.

 Safari 9
  1. From Safari menu, click Preferences go to Security. Pop-up blocker is turned on.
    Deselect Block pop-up windows to allow pop-ups.

Step-by-Step 

Cache Content by Test

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  1. From Setup, select Precache by Test.

  2. Click the checkbox to select one or more tests from the list.

  3. Select one Precache Server from the list.

  4. Click Precache.
  5. A popup message displays. Click Precache again to start precaching.
    The TestNav status window reflects the precaching status.
  6. Close the pop-up window after processing completes.

Cache Content by Sessions

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  1. From Testing, select Sessions.

  2. Type a session name into the search field, and click Search.

  3. Click the checkbox next to the session.

  4. Click Select Task, select Precaching Test Content, and click Start.

  5. Click Precache.

    If content is not appearing when precaching and there are no students in the session, add students to the test session and try again.

    Precaching starts.
    An information page displays the caching in progress and the parameters. At the same time, the ProctorCache application opens. From that application, you can view caching progress.

  6. After processing is complete, close the pop-up window.

Effects

 You can view available cached tests' status...
  1. From Testing, select Sessions.
  2. Type a session name into the search field, and click Search.

  3. Click the checkbox next to the session.

  4. Click Select Task, click Precaching Test Content, and click Start.

  5. Click View Status to open ProctorCache in a new window.

  6. From the application, you can refresh downloaded test content, reload the content, or purge content from the cache. See Set Up and Use ProctorCache for directions.

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